Florence Bernice Glabe1,2,3

ID# 244, (1911 - 1977)
FatherWilliam Frederick Glabe4,5,6,7 (15 Oct 1882 - 18 Mar 1954)
MotherEstella Pearl Watson4,5,8 (25 Mar 1881 - 6 Nov 1924)

Key Events:

Birth: 13 Sep 1911, Peoria, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 18 Aug 1934, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, George Churchill Comstock (3 May 1911 - 16 Nov 1971)9,12,13
Death: Jan 1977, Nassau Co., New York14
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe
AncestryThe Glabe Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Florence Bernice Glabe was born on 13 Sep 1911 in Peoria, Illinois.9,10,11
     She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, William Frederick Glabe and Estella Pearl Watson.6
Florence B. Glabe
The Crest, Peoria High School, 1930

     Her mother died on 6 Nov 1924, when Florence was 13 years old.15,9 Florence appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of her father and stepmother, Marie Belle Neiphagen.7
     Florence married George Churchill Comstock, son of Clarence Elmer Comstock and Lucia Gary Driggs, on 18 Aug 1934 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.9,12,13
     After their marriage, Florence and George lived in Chicago, Illinois.16
     After he received his doctorate degree Florence, George and their young son Ronald moved to Charleston, South Carolina, where he was an assistant professor of physics at the Citadel until 1942.17,18 Florence and George appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina, at the Citadel, enumerated 10 Apr 1940, reporting they rented their home for $35 per month. Their son Ronald was listed as living with them.19
     George joined the staff of the Radiation Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1942, and they moved to 15 Garrison Rd., Belmont, Massachusetts.20,21,22
     After the war Florence and George and their two sons moved to Oyster Bay, New York, on Long Island.23
     Her husband died on 16 Nov 1971 in Glen Cove, New York.24,25
     Florence died in Jan 1977 in Nassau Co., New York, at age 65.14

Children:
     Children with George Churchill Comstock

Their other children are still living.
  • Ronald Peter Comstock4,26 (20 Jan 1935 - 4 May 2005)

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Florence Bernice Glabe.
  2. [S423] William F. Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Florence B. Glabe.
  3. [S719] William F. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Florence Glabe.
  4. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  5. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999.
  6. [S423] William F. Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  7. [S719] William F. Glabe household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  8. [S423] William F. Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows Florence as the daugther of Estella's husband.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, city, and state.
  10. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Florence Comstock, Soc. Sec. No. 091-44-4016, shows date.
  11. [S423] William F. Glabe household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows age 8 and state.
  12. [S1955] "Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960," Ancestry.com, record for Florence Bernice Glabe and George C. Comstock, shows date, county, and state.
  13. [S3994] George C. Comstock household, 1940 U.S. Census, Charleston Co., South Carolina, shows married.
  14. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for Florence Comstock, Soc. Sec. No. 091-44-4016, shows month, year, and last residence of East Norwich, Nassau, NY 11732.
  15. [S473] Estella Pearl Glabe, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, place, city, county, and state.
  16. [S3994] George C. Comstock household, 1940 U.S. Census, Charleston Co., South Carolina, shows them as in Chicago in 1935.
  17. [S3994] George C. Comstock household, 1940 U.S. Census, Charleston Co., South Carolina, shows occupation as professor, industry as Citadel.
  18. [S4000] "In Memoriam; George C. Comstock," pg 705, shows his title.
  19. [S3994] George C. Comstock household, 1940 U.S. Census, Charleston Co., South Carolina.
  20. [S4000] "In Memoriam; George C. Comstock," pg 705.
  21. [S89] Dr. George Comstock Dies in Glen Cove, undated clipping.
  22. [S4001] Pan American Airways aircraft NC18612 arrival 19 Sep 1943, Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957, shows home address.
  23. [S110] Personal knowledge of author.
  24. [S89] Dr. George Comstock Dies in Glen Cove, undated clipping, shows died Tuesday morning, Nov. 16, at community Hospital of Glen Cove.
  25. [S130] "Social Security Death Index," Rootsweb.com, record for George Comstock, Soc. Sec. No. 116-22-6906, shows month, year.
  26. [S3994] George C. Comstock household, 1940 U.S. Census, Charleston Co., South Carolina, shows him as the son of her husband.